Hey friends. Just wanted to reach out to our members and check in, especially with our west coasters. How is everyone? Is the air quality affecting your breathing?
I live on the opposite side of the country (in Rhode Island), and the smoke has actually reached us here. There’s a reddish film in the sky so thick that you can actually look at the sun without squinting. I never imagined it’d make it this far.
Please let us know if there’s anything we can do to help during these challenging times. We are always here.
Hi Alyssa, it’s very very bad. I am staying indoors except for the occasional grocery errand and doctor appointment. I had black mucous from my nose and incessant coughing for the better part of the week. I am 10 miles from the Bobcat fire. Although it is beginning to clear up, a humidifier would have helped. There is a policy that the California Public Utilities Commission is to provide for the disabled community equipment that pertain to medical needs that could be strained during a natural disaster but sadly they have not upheld their responsibility.
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